Border Control

All the news, press releases and reports on the use of biometrics in the Travel & Transportation sector - including land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems, boarding gates and baggage handling…

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Panasonic to provide more face recognition at Japan's airports 20 September 2019

Panasonic Corporation will be providing additional automated facial recognition gates for use at an expanded number of airports in Japan.


SITA tech to power new international terminal at Algiers Airport 16 September 2019

SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, has been selected to provide key systems to support the smooth opening and operation of Algeria’s new international terminal at Houari Boumediene International Airport


Delta: Passengers prefer biometrics 10 September 2019

Customers traveling directly to an international destinations on Delta or its partners prefer to use facial recognition technology to board, the airline has found.


Lufthansa launches biometric boarding at JFK 06 September 2019

New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport is now the fourth U.S. airport that will offer biometric boarding for Lufthansa flights


TSA to trial face entry at McCarran International Airport 29 August 2019

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will conduct a short-term proof of concept at the McCarran International Airport (LAS) for automating the identity verification portion of the Travel Document Checker (TDC) using biometric technology. 

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


What is the Apex Air Entry and Exit Re-Engineering project?

A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


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